Greece

National Bank of Greece gets go-ahead for $3.5 billion share offer

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ATHENS - National Bank of Greece (NBG) was set to be the fourth Greek lender to tap international markets through a share offering on Wednesday after plans were approved for it to raise up to 2.5 billion euros (2.0 billion pounds) to boost its core capital.

Greece to stabilise this year, but recovery road will be long - Reuters poll 16 Apr 2014

- The outlook for Greece's economy has improved but analysts say the revival in investor sentiment that led Athens to tap the bond markets again this month still needs to be backed up by better data, a Reuters poll found.

Greek economy may grow in 2014, unemployment to dip - IOBE think tank 16 Apr 2014

ATHENS - Greece's economy will stabilise this year after a six-year recession and may manage a small expansion, think tank IOBE said on Wednesday, projecting that unemployment will ease by one percentage point to 26 percent.

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Bonds shine again as Great Rotation gives way to Asset Reflation 16 Apr 2014

LONDON - Last Thursday morning investors queued around the block to buy the bonds of recent defaulter Greece, and by the end of the day were selling U.S. tech stocks furiously.

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Fairfax-led group to invest in Eurobank in bet on Greek turnaround 15 Apr 2014

ATHENS - International investors are to invest 1.3 billion euros (1.0 billion pounds) in Eurobank to become the bailed-out Greek bank's biggest shareholders in another sign of growing market confidence in Greece.

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Fairfax-led group to invest in Eurobank in bet on Greek turnaround 15 Apr 2014

ATHENS - International investors are to invest 1.3 billion euros (1billion pounds) in Eurobank to become the bailed-out Greek bank's biggest shareholders in another sign of growing market confidence in Greece.

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Anchor investors bid for big chunk of Greece's Eurobank - sources 15 Apr 2014

ATHENS - Greece's bank bailout fund has received bids from anchor investors, including Canada's Fairfax and York Capital, for a big chunk of Eurobank's 2.86 billion euro (2.36 billion pounds) share offering, two senior banking sources close to the talks said on Tuesday.

National Bank of Greece moves ahead with share sale plan 14 Apr 2014

ATHENS - National Bank of Greece is moving ahead with plans for a share offering to bolster its capital, two senior bankers familiar with the issue told Reuters on Monday.

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Greece's Eurobank gets green light for 2.9 billion euro share issue 12 Apr 2014

ATHENS - Greece's third-largest lender Eurobank got approval on Saturday from the country's bank rescue fund, its main shareholder, for a 2.86 billion euro (2.37 billion pounds) share offering to plug a capital shortfall.

Greece's NBG eyes tapping markets with equity offering 12 Apr 2014

ATHENS - Greece's largest lender, National Bank (NBG) , is considering tapping international markets with a share offering as part of plans to plug a capital shortfall, a senior executive at the bank told Reuters on Saturday.